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Killing for their faith
« on: February 06, 2017, 06:55:31 AM »
Faith-healing parents charged with MURDER after second child died in their home from pneumonia without getting medical help while they were on probation over death of first son

Letting them die: parents refuse medical help for children in the name of Christ

This is probably just a tip but indicates the sickness that religion can cause.

I have not included "honour killing" because that is more of a cultural sickness than a religious one.
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Re: Killing for their faith
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2017, 07:39:19 AM »
The should pray that prayer protects them fom the demons in prison.

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Re: Killing for their faith
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2017, 11:47:45 AM »
I can almost guarantee that I know what was going through their heads. They thought this was a test from God to see if they would REALLY trust him, even after he let one of their children die. This was to prove God's sovereignty over everything in their life, including those things most precious to them.
And I have no doubt that the peer pressure to remain "faithful and strong" was huge.
I have heard it before in real life and I know their tactics to subdue common sense.
However, as much as I understand craziness like this, I have no patience or compassion for it. They ought to have been in jail after the first one. I only hope their remaining children will be able to see reality and not carry on this horrible belief system.
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Re: Killing for their faith
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2017, 12:08:25 PM »
People that sick in the head should be locked up in a psychiatric prison.
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Re: Killing for their faith
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2017, 02:50:33 AM »
I heard about things like this when I was on a schizophrenia forum before I started coming here. The story I heard was that a kid attempted suicide because he was told by the faith healers to stop taking his antidepressants and pray or something like that.

And there were also some religious people on the forum as well, nobody too crazy but there were some there to take advantage of other people. And some who thought that the potato god joke we made was to get rid of God all together.

And that reminds me of many Christians who think society as a whole is out to destroy their religion even though it's the largest in the world.
But, uh...well there it is.
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